Main: (Crambidae / Crambinae)
63.090 [B&F: 1306] Agriphila inquinatella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Common in dry grassland and rough meadows throughout the British Isles, less numerous in the north. Widespread and common in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 23-29mm. The main confusion species is A. geniculea, but A. inquinatella is variably streaked longitudinally, while A. geniculea has a pair of chevrons across each forewing. Larva feeds on stems of various low grasses, such as Sheep's-fescue, living within a silken gallery at the base of the plant.

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Records Received By Year

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Phenology - Adult Records

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